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Schedule an appointment with our Counseling Staff!

Our mission as a counseling department is to provide students, parents, and staff counseling and guidance  services including mental and emotional health, and college and career planning. In order to best serve TAUSD, each of our counselors maintains an active  caseload related to their specialties. Students, staff and parents are encouraged to meet with the school counselor by providing a brief description of your topic or issue.
Please note: Our counselors are committed to being available to meet individuals’ needs. The counseling staff will coordinate personal/social and/or academic support to students in order to provide comprehensive services when the counselor feels that talking to one of the other team members  would help the student’s success.

The Staff 

Ms. Drake ( Picture to come) 

MA in Human Behavior Studies. Currently back at school getting a MA in school counseling and a PPS credential. 8th- 12th grade college and career planning, scheduling, educational, and general student success Counselor.

Make an appointment @ calendly.com/msdrake.

Mrs. Jones: (Picture to come) 

Counseling Technician and Registrar email her here for questions about scheduling, important counseling dates, and ordering transcripts. 

Jim Pindell:

 School Psychologist  

Make an appointment @ https://calendly.com/jdpindell

Ms. Velasquez: (Picture to come) 

Work Based Learning Coordinator: Student support with resumes, mock  interviews, college/career planning and job seeking. This year currently working at Weaverville/ Trinity Preparatory Academy but on site on Fridays by appointment. 

Make an appointment @ https://calendly.com/gearup/career-technician